A rare, fun and highly collectible modern classic.

Delivered new to a professional tennis player, this highly unique 1997 Pastel Yellow (Q1) Porsche Carrera Targa is one of just 567 sent to the U.S. market of only 1,843 produced worldwide. It was kept for 14 years at the first owner’s home in San Luis Obispo, California. Stored in a climate-controlled garage, this Porsche was used as his personal car when he was home, acquiring only 33,000 miles.

It was subsequently sold in 2011 to its second owner, a woman who only collected yellow Porsches. She kept the car at her home in North Carolina, though it was titled in Vermont.

This rare and sporty modern classic is in outstanding condition, with no accident damage. The paint is original; only two small areas were retouched due to minor scratches. With up-to-date service records, it drives flawlessly and is ready to be shown.

The convertible Targa top can be opened with ease and converts it from a coupe to an open car that is unbeatable on a sun-drenched road. Inside, the car feels like new, with no defects or issues. Every control and button works perfectly.  Its unique two-piece wheels are in excellent condition and bear no marks.

Already a very rare 993, this vehicle sports a great color. Acording to Porsche records this is the only pastel yellow and black targa sold in the US. Certain to appreciate, we are confident that it will one day become the centerpiece in a Porsche enthusiast’s collection.


  • Highly collectible model
  • Original and rare color
  • Ready to be driven and shown
  • Impeccable provenance
  • Unique two-piece wheels

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